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IDV10460 Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Victoria Updated Local Waters Forecast for Port Phillip Issued at 7:46 am EST on Wednesday 26 July 2017 for the period until midnight EST Saturday 29 July 2017. ================================================================================ Please be aware Wind gusts can be 40 percent stronger than the averages given here, and maximum waves may be up to twice the height. ================================================================================ Warning Information Details of warnings are available on the Bureau's website www.bom.gov.au, by telephone 1300-659-217* or through some TV and radio broadcasts. Weather Situation A cold front will cross Bass Strait this morning, whilst a high pressure system develops over South Australia, before move rapidly eastwards across New South Wales on Thursday. A second cold front will reach western Victoria late on Thursday, crossing the Strait on Friday morning. Forecast for Wednesday 26 July until midnight Strong Wind Warning for Wednesday for Port Phillip Winds: West to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching 20 to 30 knots in the south during the morning. Winds shifting southwesterly 15 to 20 knots around midday then easing to 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon before tending west to northwesterly 5 to 10 knots during the evening. Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon. Weather: Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers in the morning and afternoon. Forecast for Thursday 27 July Winds: Variable about 10 knots becoming northerly 15 to 20 knots in the morning. Winds reaching up to 25 knots in the south in the early afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres around midday. Weather: Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers in the late afternoon and evening. Forecast for Friday 28 July Winds: Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots tending westerly during the morning then turning northerly 10 to 15 knots during the evening. Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon. Weather: Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers. Forecast for Saturday 29 July Winds: Northerly 15 to 25 knots increasing to 25 to 35 knots during the morning then turning westerly 20 to 25 knots during the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning. Weather: Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers. The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:40 pm EST Wednesday. * Calls to 1300 number cost around 27.5c inc. GST, higher from mobiles or public phones. Marine forecasts are also available on VHF and HF radio. View the radio schedule on www.bom.gov.au/marine ================================================================================ Check the latest Coastal Waters Forecast or Local Waters Forecast for information on wind, wave and weather conditions for these coastal zones. ================================================================================ Copyright Commonwealth of Australia 2011, Bureau of Meteorology (ABN 92 637 533 532). Users of these web pages are deemed to have read and accepted the conditions described in the Copyright, Disclaimer, and Privacy statements (http://www.bom.gov.au/other/copyright.shtml). 1